The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation
Elena Alexieva (1975) was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She is the author of 11 poetry and fiction books, among them the short story collections Readers’ Group 31, Who and Pets Syndicated, as well as the novels Knight, Devil and Death, The Nobel Laureate, and others. Her works have appeared in periodical publications and anthologies in English, French, Polish, Spanish, etc. She is also the author of numerous plays, some of them produced at the National Theatre, Theatre 199, Plovdiv Theatre, etc. and published in two volumes, Angel Fire (2014) and Victims of Love (2015). She is the winner of the Helikon Prize for modern Bulgarian fiction, the Askeer and Ikar national awards for modern Bulgarian drama, and the Award of the Society of Independent Theatre Critics in Bulgaria.
Elena Alexieva lives and works in Sofia as a freelance interpreter and writer.